Kids see monsters all the time. i'm sure many moms like me have, more often than not, put a label "Monster Spray" over a spray bottle filled with a room freshener.

But what happens when the quilter mom sees a monster?

She makes it into a quilt, of course!!!

I was playing with some fabric dyes yesterday. While ironing out the fabrics, I saw a shape of a monster in it!!!

My mind started whirring with ideas. So much so that I totally forgot to take a picture of it!!!

I snapped this one just as I set it up on my machine to make the "Monster in my Dye" quilt!


If you turn your head to the left, you can see the monster's face!

I took him and made it into a quilt! I'm sure my son will love it when he sees it!!!


I added a small piping before I added the binding! I love the effect of it!

Here's a detail shot of the face... The quilting turned out awesome!



Quilt stats :

Name : "Monster in my Dye"

Size : 14" x 16.5"

Material Used
Fabric : Hand dyed cotton poplin - local market buy
Thread : Aurifil 50 wt in different colours - Blues, Green, Red and White!

Technique : Whole Cloth quilt!

Experience : Scary !!! LOL! Lot of spontaneous fun!!!

Do you like my monster?



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6 Comments

  1. I would never have imagined this...awesome!

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  2. Looks a friendly monster though. How do you deal with the ends of the threads while starting and ending. With this kind of fmq burying threads will be cumbersome right?

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  3. This is wonderfully inventive. I'm sure your son will love it! Mine would for certain. The red eyes with the white just bring it to life - well let's hope not completely!!

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  4. Oh my! How imaginative you are! I bet you're good at ink blots! LOL! This is totally awesome! From start to finish it's wonderful!

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